[XeTeX] xelatex + slanted

Will Robertson wspr81 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 1 07:29:14 CEST 2009

On 2009-07-01 08:21:13 +0930, 
karl at freefriends.org (Karl Berry) said:

> Personally I've found slanted useful sometimes for (1) titles, and
> (2) "metavariables" in program documentation.  In both cases, italic can
> seem rather fancy and out of place.

Okay, my original wording was a bit harsh. And I agree that slanted can 
be useful sometimes. Now that XeTeX can produce a fake slant perhaps I 
should revisit my original decision. (When it could not the case was a 
little more clear cut.)


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